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Drpepper99uk
Sep 6, 2007, 06:48 AM
Hello,

Just out of interest, If I bought an Ipod Touch and used the iTunes WiFi feature to download songs or use the safari browser to view web pages would I also have to pay for wireless access? The reason I ask this is that there is various WiFi hotspots dotted around the UK and most of them charge a fee to use their services when out and about and I'm wondering how this would be handled?



Much Ado
Sep 6, 2007, 06:50 AM
It should work fine just like a laptop. It'll hook onto any free wifi, and if you ever had to pay (i.e. at a hotel etc.) then you'd make the payments through the Safari browser.

So for using at home, starbucks etc. you're good to go- no costs. [[Edit: For iTunes WiFi use]]

As for pay-per-use hotspots, i'm afraid you're paying.

arkitect
Sep 6, 2007, 06:52 AM
So for using at home, starbucks etc. you're good to go- no costs.



Isn't Starbucks only free for accessing the WiFi iTunes store?

siurpeeman
Sep 6, 2007, 06:54 AM
Isn't Starbucks only free for accessing the WiFi iTunes store?

yes, you'd still have to pay for using their wifi for non-itunes store related things.

Much Ado
Sep 6, 2007, 06:56 AM
Sure, i was just making reference to the new Wifi store on the iPod Touch.

For regular browsing you'd have to pay there too.

pederg
Sep 6, 2007, 08:02 AM
The free iTunes wifi store in starbucks is only going to be available in US for at least another 6 months as that is where they are deploying it first... so in the UK you'll have to pay for starbucks access...